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Feb 19, 2013 6:00am PST
counterparts in china to help contain north korea and punish it. a senior diplomat has travelled to beijing for discussions. north korean authorities conducted an underground nuclear test last week, and they're threatening more action. the head of the foreign affairs will head to china. japanese diplomats say he'll call on the chinese to help adopt a new u.n. security council resolution, authorizing more sanctions against north korea. he's also expected to ask to persuade north korean authorities not to conduct anymore nuclear or missile tests. the problem is chinese leaders urge their allies to hold off on the test, but president north koreans did it anyway. now some people in china want their government to rethink their relationship. here's more from beijing. >> reporter: north korea conducted the nuclear test while people in china were celebrating the lunar new year. a spokesperson for china's foreign ministry criticized the action. >> translator: we have released a strong statement regarding north korea's nuclear test. we have made it clear that china is resolutely opposed to this kind of a
CSPAN
Feb 24, 2013 11:00pm EST
, what is the first thing you tell people about china? >> the first thing i tell people when they ask me about china, france coming over, people i meet who are not familiar with it, is there is no one china. it is like talking about the united states as one entity when, in fact, new york is different from texas, or california, or someone from the south is different from someone from the north. china is a massive, diverse country. if you come to visit, do not spend all of your time just in beijing. try to go somewhere different. other places are nothing like beijing. when i have friends come to visit, i love to go out and try regional foods. hunan food, middle eastern food, just to give people a flavor that -- when we talk about china, and i am guilty of it too, it is just a short hand. there is no one china. >> what story have you written that has gotten the most attention in china? >> a really good question. i think the story of the communist party chief, bo xilai. that exposed a lot of corruption at the high level of the communist party. i think the escape of the blind activist got
WHUT
Feb 19, 2013 7:30am EST
more action. the head of the foreign affairs will head to china. japanese diplomats say he'll call on the chinese to help adopt a new u.n. security council resolution, authorizing more sanctions against north korea. he's also expected to ask to persuade north korean authorities not to conduct anymore nuclear or missile tests. the problem is chinese leaders urge their allies to hold off on the test, but president north koreans did it anyway. now some people in china want their government to rethink their relationship. here's more from beijing. >> reporter: north korea conducted the nuclear test while people in china were celebrating the lunar new year. a spokesperson for china's foreign ministry criticized the action. >> translator: we have released a strong statement regarding north korea's nuclear test. we have made it clear that china is resolutely opposed to this kind of action. >> reporter: this footage was shot in a city in northeast china. people can be seen strolling and going about their business across the border in north korea. the close proximity of the two countries raises
KCSMMHZ
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am PST
say it happened in the east china sea near islands both countries claim. >> translator: using this kind of radar, known as weapons radar, is an extremely unusual act. the japanese government believes that the situation could have become extremely dangerous. >> the defense minister revealed the incident happened on the morning on january 30th. the vessels were about three kilometers apart. he also says government analysts are investigating a separate incident from earlier in january. they suspect a chinese navy frigate locked its weapons radar on a self-defense force helicopter. japan and china have been locked in a dispute over the senkaku islands. the territory is in a area potentially rich in natural resources. japan controls the islands, china and taiwan claim them. the japanese government nationalized the islands last september. chinese surveillance ships have been navigating in and out of japanese waters near the territory ever since. the disagreement has affected diplomatic relations and trade. >>> the foreign minister is condemning the recent action in the east china sea. >>
CSPAN
Feb 20, 2013 9:00am EST
and is the leading role. with other partners including the major powers, china has a key role to play here. japan, would like to see russia for a more helpful. obviously, the united nations, security council still has a role to play in many issues as it celebrates its next set of actions. but we have to, together, find a way to make sure that the kim family regime doesn't feel invulnerable when it improves its march towards a nuclearized icbm. when it improves its capabilities through provocations to the region. we need, in other words, an offense not just a defense. to put it in a different way. we have to shift from what has been defensive containment that's been very leaky because of cooperation with iran proliferation off the peninsula with the fact we have not stopped this long march to a capability, to an offensive containment strategy where the united states, especially its key allies, south korea and japan, augment in the first instance, a defensive posture, through improved and more integrated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance through ballistic missile capability,
PBS
Feb 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
east china sea. japan controls the islands. china and taiwan claim them. defense ministry officials say last wednesday the crew of a chinese frigate directed fire control radar on a self-defense force destroyer. the ships were about three kilometers apart. the officials say the crew of a chinese frigate directed the same kind of radar last month at a japanese helicopter. officers used fire-control raid tore lock on to objects at which missiles can be fired. the chinese did not launch any missiles. still, japanese defense ministry officials say the incident was extremely unusual. diplomats lodged a protest with chinese authorities. defense officials are trying to find out who made the decision to lock on. now, the u.s. state department spokesperson expressed her concern over the incident. >> actions such as this escalate tensions and increase the risk of an incident or a miscalculation, and they could undermine peace, stability, and economic growth in this vital region. so we are concerned about it. >> u.s. officials have been increasingly uneasy about rising tensions in the area. >>
PBS
Feb 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
>>> rough seas. ships from china and japan keep up their patrols in the waters between them as officials on land spar over whether chinese navy crews aim their weapons radar at japanese forces. welcome to nhk "newsline." i'm ross mihara in tokyo. japanese and chinese authorities are asserting two different versions of what happened last month between their forces in the east china sea. officials in tokyo maintain that chinese naval ships used fire controlled radar against the japanese self-defense force. but china's defense ministry has issued a statement denying that ever happened. the statement refers to two separate incidents. on january 19th, it admits that crews on a chinese frigate tracked a helicopter because it approached their vessel. in the second case on january 30th, the statement says a chinese ship monitored an sdf destroyer that was following it at close range. but the statement denies chinese crews used fire controlled radar in either instance. it says officials in tokyo released false reports without confirming the facts with their counterparts in beijing. a sp
WHUT
Feb 8, 2013 7:30am EST
going nowhere. china defense ministry issued a statement denying reports that they used fire-control radars in the east china sea. the statement refers to two separate incidents on january 19th. it admits crews on chinese frigate tracked a japanese helicopter because it approached their vessel. in the second case on january 30th the statement says a chinese ship monitored a destroyer that was following it at close range. but the statement denies chinese crews used fire-control radar in either instance pinpoint says officials in tokyo released false reports without confirming the facts with their counterparts in beijing. a spokesperson for the chinese foreign ministry also denied japan's claim. >> translator: the departments have published the true facts. the japanese claims are complete fabrication. >> later on friday japan's vice sworn summoned china's minister to protest the denials. he's going to reinvestigate the case. >>> security analysts in asia and elsewhere have been tracking the twists and turns of this story. former japan self-defense navy captain gave us his take
PBS
Feb 21, 2013 5:30pm EST
the meeting tomorrow between obama and abe a meeting about china? >> even the japanese economy is about china. the american economy relies on them for the military and -- to maintain a stable balance of power in action -- they are concerned of a change in power. chinese growth makes the japanese economy important. and they will talk about china. >> they have to have japan act -- the second and third largest economies in china and japan, and japan is the counterbalance. >> the u.s. doesn't have the ability to stop china's growth, and will the major economies have the clout to write the rules and set the norms that make sure china's rise is useful. >> we could be talking ofut the security concerns china and japan. this is almost the same, keeping a check on the rising china. >> containing china is not in our means. there is a finite security problem, the island dispute where both sides have been more robust, shall we say, in pursuing the claims as japan buys the islands and china by swarming the waters with paramilitary units, much more aggrressive in the rules of engagement. the pr
PBS
Feb 12, 2013 5:00pm PST
korea's financial institutions and weapons trading. it is not clear how china, the north's only major ally, will react to the proposed tougher measures, as china has resisted these in the past. recently, beijing seems to be increasingly frustrated with north korea's new leader. when north korea launched a long-range missile in december, china initially opposed the idea of sanctioning in north korea, but china ended up supporting the move after negotiating with the u.s. some diplomats point out that china decided that compromising with the u.s. would benefit the country more in the long run instead of defending north korea. u.n. secretary-general ban ki moon said today that the nuclear test is a direct challenge to the security council, and it is absolutely essential that the council act and speak with one voice. we will have to see what happens in the process of consultations among members, especially between the u.s. and china, which hold the keys to the negotiations. >> thanks very much. miki ebara in new york. now, north korean leaders seem to be ignoring warnings -- authorities in
WHUT
Feb 5, 2013 7:30am EST
island they both claim. first time they confirm china has done this to an sdf ship. gonodera just spoke about it. >> translator: using this so-called radar, weapons radar, is an extraordinary act. the japanese government believes that the situation could have gotten extremely dangerous. >> >> he says they laj aid protest with chi noose ministry. he revealed it happened on january 30th in international waters. he says the vessels were about three kilometers apart. he says defense ministry analysts are investigating a separate incident from earlier in january. they suspect a chinese navy frigget trained its weapons on a self-defense helicopter. japan and china have wenlocked in a dispute over the senkaku islands. china and taiwan claim the territory. the japanese government nationalized the islands last september. chinese surveillance ships have been navigating in and around or out of japanese waters near the territory ever since. the area around the islands is believed to be rich in natural resources. the disagreement has affected diplomatic relations and trade. >>> security analysts are
FOX Business
Feb 24, 2013 9:30am EST
for is is finer. hack attack. we owe china money but does that mean they own our back bone. carbin' in is kicking off right now. >> hi, everyone. i am jiry willis in for eric boling. our carbin' in jew. wayne, and johnathon and gary and margey . it is a pleasure to have with us former massachusetts republican senator and fox contributor scott brown. where is the beef? it is it heading higher. 10 percent higher and at a time when people's paychecks are shrink that is not good news. instead of lawmakers serving up scare tactics on spending cuts, shouldn't they be focused on giving shoppers a break. >> scott? >> if you look at the super markets and business owners are not going to pass that off to the consumers is a mistake and then you throw in the scare tactics and it is going to lead to higher costs. they need to stop with the scare tactics and get down to business. >> johnathon, look at the numbers. ground beef and up 13.4 percent and families caint take that, can they. >> no, we are talking about jerry, inflation. it is it caused by government and the artificial expansion of the
KCSMMHZ
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am PST
last year after japan's leaders nationalized the senkaku islands in the east china sea. japan controls the islands, china and taiwan claims them. he said the crew directed its weapons radar at a japanese destroyer, but they did not train artillery at the ship, said it's not clear if the chinese crew had removed the safety device on the artillery. they are interesting in creating interest. >> translator: japan is trying to tarnish china's image. it doesn't work to improve the bilateral relationship. >> chinese foreign ministry spoke person was responding to a remark by japanese defense minister. he said the use of weapons radar could be considered a threat of force under the united nations charter. china's defense ministry and other agencies are investigating the incident. she again blamed japan for months of strained ties over the islands in the east china sea. the issue is not china flexing its muscles but is really about continuous illegal activities by japanese vessels and planes in china's waters and airspace. >>> populous, prosperous, pushing ahead. china's rise, grounded wealth,
KCSMMHZ
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am PST
happened last month between their forces in the east china sea. china's defense ministry issued a statement denying that ever happened. the state refers to two different incidents. crews on the chinese frigot approached a helicopter because it approached their vessel. a chinese ship monday stored a destroyer following it at close range. but the statement denies chinese crews used fire-controlled radar in either instance. it says officials in tokyo released false reports without confirming the facts with their counterparts in beijing. a spokesperson for the chinese foreign ministry also denied japan's claim. >> translator: all of our departments have published the true facts. the japanese claims are complete fabrication. >> later on friday, japan's vice foreign minister summoned china's ambassador to protest the denials. he urged chinese authorities to reinvestigate the case and to adopt preventive measures. >>> japanese defense representatives have provided more information to back up their version of what happened at the end of january. they say their data shows the crew on the c
CSPAN
Feb 19, 2013 12:00pm EST
china's support because chinese banks are harboring some of the ill-gotten gains, the illicit gains of north korea. and if china wanted really to put the screws for kim jong-un and his inner circle they could tighten up some of those bank accounts overnight and would send a very quick swift signal that there is a price to be paid for provocation, and if you want to deal with the world as it is, you're going to convoy from this provocation and a different direction, even if you can't open up your country overnight without reform. anyway, we have to remain open to real change. we do need a political exit ramp eventually from this horror story in north korea, not to suggest we're trying to seek rapid regime change. we are not seeking more. we are not seek rapid regime change. win a silver light on old measures, but we do have to bring all of these instruments of policy to bear in a more effective strategy. in china, which has to be fitting on a new assessment of north korea. it's north korean ally. on the one hand, they may be saying yes, north korea's nuclear weapons state and always wil
FOX News
Feb 23, 2013 1:30pm PST
to the hack attack, sure we owe china our money but does that mean we owe them or backbone too and help wanted ads but hurting us all. cashin in is kicking up right now. >> i'm gerri willis. our crew, it's a pleasure to have with us former massachusetts republican senator and now fox news contributor scott brown. welcome everybody. where is the beef? it's heading higher that is where, 10% higher and at a time when people's paychecks are shrink that go is not good news. so instead of lawmakers serving up scare tactics, should they focus on cutting shop ears break. scott, let's start with you? >> when you take the high cost of energy and high cost of unemployment insurance and everything that goes along with it, to think that the actual business owners are not going to pass that off to consumer says a mistake. then you throw in the scare tactics and it's going to lead to higher costs. they need to stop with the scare tactics and they need to get down to business. >> ground beef is up, chicken is up 12.2%. families can't take this, can they? >> and gerri, inflation is caused by govern
KCSMMHZ
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am PST
incident involving china's navy and japan's maritime self-defense force. the crew on board a chinese frigate locked their weapon's radar on a japanese destroyer in the east china sea. now, nhk sources reveal it happened 100 kilometers, or what they consider a long way from islands both countries claim. officials with japan's defense ministry say the chinese frigate locked the weapons radar on the sdf destroyer ship a week ago. the ships were reportedly 3 kilometers apart. the officials say crews on a different chinese frigate locked their weapons radar on a japanese helicopter on another destroyer earlier in january. the frigate was reportedly a few kilometers away. these incidents are getting a lot of attention because the two countries are at odds over the senkaku islands. japan controls the territory. china and taiwan claim it. japan coast guard patrol ships monitor the islands. chinese surveillance vessels have navigated in and out of japanese waters around the territory for months, but the chinese navy has not. analysts say the fact that the most recent radar incident happened f
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Feb 22, 2013 6:00pm EST
minister abe, where japan's tensions with china were very much in the forefront. >> suarez: our week long focus on guns, "after newtown" wraps up tonight with a report from chicago on the public health crisis in the city in the wake of rising gun violence. >> the people who come in after having been shot are some of the highest risk folks. these are people who have been shot, who may have been shot before, and really without some intervention, without some life- changing moment, the trajectory's either going to be jail or death. >> woodruff: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> suarez: and, as a magistrate grants oscar pistorius bail, we talk to charlayne hunter gault about how his arrest has focused attention on the unusually high rate of violence against women in south africa. >> domestic violence is shot through the entire society from the highest of the highed in socioeconomic terms to the lowest of the low. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corpora
FOX Business
Feb 3, 2013 9:30am EST
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Feb 2, 2013 8:30am PST
protection is out of control. >> and the battery maker is given our green and now green lighting it to china. >> i will not cede the wind or solar to china or germany because we will refuse the same commitment here . [ male announcer ] i've seen incredib things. otherworldly things. but there are some things i've never seen before. this ge jet engine can understand 5,000 data samples per second. which is good for business. because planes use less fuel, spend less time on the ground and more time in the air. suddenly, faraway places don't seem so...far away. ♪ >> hello eeveryone. i am uma from washington. they're expected to hold a news conference and update on the hostage drama that continue to play out . huge kidnapper -- the accused kidnapper and five year old is r five-days. >> and talks will only happen in iran is it serious about them. he made conference in germany. >>> and back in this country. there is it leads of a prosecutor who was kill would on thursday morning what would president reagoon say about the current immigration debate. see you then. >> paid by you and me the taxpayer
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Feb 5, 2013 6:30pm PST
be going to china. we've been reporting all week long, last few weeks as well, and the toxics law in beijing keeping people inside, posing a respiratory threat, especially to the elderly and children now. it is on the move, now in japan. we will be telling you about what people there are doing as well to deal with the threat of china's toxic smog. stay with us. >> welcome back. british prime minister david cameron's bowling conservative party has split in two over his push to legalize same-sex marriages, a move that many of his own lawmakers say was wrong, not a priority for the public, and unnecessarily divisive. >> many conservatives still up in parliament to denounce the legislation ahead of the vote in which up to half of kamins 303 lawmakers are expected to reject the measure on moral and religious grounds. >> matthew and chris were the first to register their relationship at a registry office when england and wales introduced the civil partnership act in 2005. they took the chance to gain official recognition of their 40-year relationship. now the government wants to go a st
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Feb 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
come on the "newshour": china concerns at the u.s.-japan summit; a public health crisis linked to gun violence; shields and brooks and violence against women in south africa. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: a winter storm headed east today, after socking the plains with snow, sleet and freezing rain. it was already blamed for four deaths, flight disruptions and hundreds of road accidents. the huge system was moving north and east, and losing some of its punch. but it was still expected to make trouble in the northeast and new england this weekend. the sounds of snowblowers roaring to life and shovels scraping the driveway could be heard in state after state today. much of the nation's mid-section spent the day digging out from more than a foot of snow and for drivers, it quickly turned into an icy nightmare. the highly unsettled storm also brought lightning and thunder, but it was the snow falling at two inches an hour in places that caused the worst problems. kansas city mayor sly james said it was the pace that was hard to deal with. >>
FOX Business
Feb 3, 2013 2:30am EST
of control. >> and the battery maker is given our green and now green lighting it to china. >> i will not cede the wind or solar to china or germany because we will refuse the same commitment here . ♪musicú ♪the more i search0forú my significance,♪ ♪seems0r ♪and0i0ú a0difference♪ ♪in anyú i've been0here♪ ♪and0i0ú laughter♪ ♪it's tp i've ever knownp♪ ♪i0don'ú happensp♪ ♪but i0e ♪and0i0h in you♪ see you then. >> paid by you and me the taxpayers. new york city teacher is about to earn a million buckings for doing nothing. he was booted out of the classroom over allegationsf sexually harassing students. he can't get fired and he does office shores for 85,000 a year. >> this would not happen in the private sector. incompetents is regrarded . it is shameful for the man to have this job. i think once again we need to stee there needs to be a move to put a mark based process in education . if schools are underperforming hit the breakings. >> what do you say monica. >> they are adult mersion of time out for kid. this would never happen in the private sec
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 4:00am EST
is tear fied of revolt. >> if you are sent back from china into north korea what could happen to you? >> the punishmhmhmhmhmhmhm the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on all purchases, plus a 50% annual bonus. and everyone but her likes 50% more cash, but i have an idea. do you want a princess dress? yes. cupcakes? yes. do you want an etch-a-sketch? yes! do you want 50% more cash? no. you got talent. [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on every purchase plus a 50% annual bonus on the cash you earn. it's the card for people who like more cash. what's in your wallet? i usually say that. >> it has been almost a year since kim jong-un the third son of kim jong-il took power in north korea after his father's death. >> the other sons were perceived to be losers and this was the one who had the potential to be a leader. >> there are some who look at this as an opportunity perhaps he wouldn't be as ruthless. >> he made some statements that indicate he is a little hipper than his father was. he allowed his wife to be shown on tv. he a
FOX Business
Feb 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
street journal" says are dead is behind all of this and it's making us weak. china is taking advantage of that. okay, make this connection. >> as you know, china other than the u.s. federal reserve is more in debt than any other institution in the world. i am not making the case that it's only the fact that we owe the chinese so much money that these kinds of things happen. here is the case i'm making. if you look at the behavior of this administration and you could maybe even make the case for the bush administration as well. there is no question that we have backed off and enforcing a lot of the types of activities and behavior that we would expect. for example, we have.in terms of discipline in china on helping north korea get a bomb. we have backed up disappointing china in terms of stealing. the we know that they are stealing our international property. it's applied to mitt romney romney brought up during the campaign. by the way, you used the right point. i don't expect the u.s. government to do much about it is the one who is saying what you are saying. that our debt is making us w
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Feb 3, 2013 9:00pm PST
is tear fied of revolt. >> if you are sent back from china into north korea what could happen to you? this is america. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day afr day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] e pill eachmorning. 24 hours. zero heartbur >> it has been almost a year since kim jong-un the third son of kim jong-il took power in north korea after his father's death. >> the other sons were perceived to be losers and this was the one who had the potential to be a leader. >> there are some who look at this as an opportunity perhaps he wouldn't be as ruthless. >> he made some statements that indicate he is a little hipper than his father was. he allowed his wife to be shown on tv. he appeared with life size character churs -- caricatures of mickey house. >> he amowed them women to dress in a more western fashion. >> there is little difference between him and his father and grandfather. one of the first things he did upon suc
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Feb 4, 2013 1:00am PST
you are sent back from china into north korea what could happen to you? >> the punishmhmhmhmhmhmhm the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on all purchases, plus a 50% annual bonus. and everyone but her likes 50% more cash, but i have an idea. do you want a princess dress? yes. cupcakes? yes. do you want an etch-a-sketch? yes! do you want 50% more cash? no. you got talent. [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on every purchase plus a 50% annual bonus on the cash you earn. it's the card for people who like more cash. what's in your wallet? i usually say that. >> it has been almost a year since kim jong-un the third son of kim jong-il took power in north korea after his father's death. >> the other sons were perceived to be losers and this was the one who had the potential to be a leader. >> there are some who look at this as an opportunity perhaps he wouldn't be as ruthless. >> he made some statements that indicate he is a little hipper than his father was. he allowed his wife to be shown on tv. he appeared with life size chara
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Feb 4, 2013 12:00am EST
is tear fied of revolt. >> if you are sent back from china into north korea what could happen to you? this is america. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day afr day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] e pill eachmorning. 24 hours. zero heartbur >> it has been almost a year since kim jong-un the third son of kim jong-il took power in north korea after his father's death. >> the other sons were perceived to be losers and this was the one who had the potential to be a leader. >> there are some who look at this as an opportunity perhaps he wouldn't be as ruthless. >> he made some statements that indicate he is a little hipper than his father was. he allowed his wife to be shown on tv. he appeared with life size character churs -- caricatures of mickey house. >> he amowed them women to dress in a more western fashion. >> there is little difference between him and his father and grandfather. one of the first things he did upon suc
FOX News
Feb 3, 2013 9:00pm EST
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Feb 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
>> reporter: good evening, brian. a day after new evidence that china's military is the source of thousands of cyber attacks against american business, the white house launched a new effort to protect trade secrets. cyber spying and other forms of economic espionage are a growing national security threat, much of it from china. according to a white house report released today. >> the hacker in china can acquire source code from a software company in virginia, without leaving his or her desk. >> reporter: a few keystrokes can result in the theft of designs worth billions. while china denies it engages in cyber war or other thefts of trade secrets, 16 of the 19 cases of economic espionage cited today involve china. victims included big corporate names like ford, dupont, general motors, cargo, dow chemical, boeing and motorola. and when it comes to cyber attacks, this week's revelation about unit 61398 of china's army, located in this nondescript building in shanghai, is only one example. >> this is just one part of what is a very robust military and intelligence chinese government e
FOX News
Feb 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
jung-unthe spitting image of his grandfather. >> if you were sent back from china to north korea what could happen to you? >> the punishment is death. this is america. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day afr day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] e pill eachmorning. 24 hours. zero heartbur using robotics and mobile technology, verizon innovators have made it possible for teachers to teach, and for a kid... nathan. tadpole. ... to feel like a kid again. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. or that printing in color had to cost a fortune. nobody said an all-in-one had to be bulky. or that you had to print from your desk. at least, nobody said it to us. introducing the business smart inkjet all-in-one series from brother. easy to use. it's the ultimate combination of speed, small size, and low-cost printing. [ male announcer ] when you wear dentures you may not know
PBS
Feb 16, 2013 12:30pm PST
from north korea's china border. and is the same site used for north korea's previous two tests. the first in 2006 and the second in 2009. the u.s. geological survey detected a 4.9 magnitude seismic event in the area, more powerful than the 4.5 that registered in 2009 after north korea's second test. scientists in multiple countriesing detected the explosion. north korea issued a confirmation, declaring the test was quote, carried out at a high level in a safe and perfect manner using a miniatureized de greater explosive force than previously, unquoted. pyongyang also declared the the reckless hostility of the united states. unquote. in a state of the union address tuesday president obama had this to say. >> provocation of the sort we saw last night will only further isolate them as we standby our allies, strengthen our own missile defense and lead the world in taking firm action in response to defense and take firm action in respnorth threats. >> this is north korea's first successfully launched a long range rocket, raising fears north korea now has the capability to hit the united
PBS
Feb 25, 2013 7:00pm PST
. at the same time, the relationship with china is one of the most important for japan. >> reporter: japan is locked in a territorial dispute with south korea over the takashima islands in the sea of japan. abe sent deputy prime minister taro aso to talk with the president. he sent president mori to russia last week to begin longstanding talks with russia. abe will meet later this year with vladimir putin to discuss the territories which are controlled by russia and claimed by japan. abe and obama agreed to cooperate on another source of concern. they said they'll work through the u.n. secretary council on tougher sanctions in north korea. they have urged leaders in pyongyang to stop the provocation, however, those leaders have already signalled their intentions to defy those warnings. president obama indulged the japan-u.s. alliance the central foundation for allegiance security. abe agreed it worked to their mutual benefit. >>> china's leaders were paying close attention to abe's visit, and they didn't like what they heard. a government spokesperson took issue with another stateme
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
forum in switzerland participates discuss china's economic future and the policy changes needed to move the country forward. ists including -- analysts included economic professors from china and the u.s. the role world economic forum is anen yule event this is about an hour. [inaudible conversations] welcome from inside economic forum. the party congress has said the very ambition goal for all -- [inaudible] and. we'll ask whether how it can be achieved over the next hour. [inaudible] [inaudible] >> translator: i'm going to divide the one hour in to three parts. first we're going to talk about whether the vision could be achieved. what our major challenge and the reasons and the second part will be reform. and so i want to discuss about the priorities of reform that is how to set the reform lastly welcome to talk about the government. we have to talk about the role of the government and also what is the expectations of our -- on the new administration and also ten to fifteen minutes for the audience. let me introduce the five distinguished guests starting from the mr.. li jingtian
CNN
Feb 17, 2013 1:00pm EST
, pleasure to have you. >> thank you. >>> up next, what happens to the world if china slows down? i had a fascinating conversation with one of china's top economists. right back. so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> china's rapid rise over the last three decades is unprecedented in history. the growing demand of its 1.3 billion people has fueled growth in many parts of the world. what happens if china's economy hits a wall? won't that stop us all in our tracks? i had a fascinating conversation recently with a top chinese economist. david li is a professor at tsinghua university. we met in davos, switzerland. if you want to understand how the chinese are thinking, listen in. thank you for joining us. >> my pleasure. >> one of the big questions the people have had in the world, not just the western world, but everywhere. is china going to have a hard landing? meaning is the economy going t
CNBC
Feb 8, 2013 4:00am EST
. and that's not why i'm pleased we got to this day. >> yeah, yeah. >> strong numbers out of china. >> that's right. we saw a big improvement there. but i have to say frankly, most people's attention whether it's here or on the other side of the pond is the snowstorm. it seems like winds, 50 miles per hour. blizzard conditions in the u.s. we know when there's a storm like that headed for the biggest media market frankly in the world, it's probably all you're going to hear about for a while. >> that doesn't mean there aren't other things, too the. >> that's true, in other parts of the world. >> china is ushering in the year of the snake. i'm not sure what that means, but we'll talk about it. should investors brace for a slippery return? i have to say, previous years of the snakes haven't been that great since the big historical events happen. >> maybe we should call it year of the strong. >>> peugeot reveals massive write-downs as reports suggest the company may nationalize. we'll have details live tr paris at 10:10 cet. sxwt latest on the blizzard threatening to bring chaos to the
SFGTV
Feb 12, 2013 3:30pm PST
thank you to the china advocacy. last year we have people who have a limited english language we want to obtain information for these people. in 70 an estimated 44 percent speak a language other than england more like chinese and russian and other languages. it's important for you our local agencies to effective community during a sdrafrs. especially we want to thank the organizations that the district that are advocating language assess. also i think a lot of my colleagues i've been seeing at the chinese festival we began celebrating already but if i want more information there's a great website you can assess and it's called chinese parade.com. but it shows everything from china down to the upcoming china ms. pageant and to the new years eve but i look forward to celebrating the year of the snack. i think my daughters favorite part is the lucky money that comes to kids to who are not married. there's many events going on all over the city. >> thank you supervisor mar. >> supervisor wiener. >> thank you, madam clerk. i'm introducing a couple of requests today first is the hearin
KCSMMHZ
Feb 18, 2013 6:00am PST
the smog that blankets the country. >>> welcome to nhk world "newsline." people in china have been dealing with high levels of pollution day in and day out. they know that the air isn't good for them. now they say that it could trigger serious health problems. researchers at the chinese academy of sciences studied the atmosphere in beijing and tianjin and hebei province. they detected particles of an organic compound that generates photo chemical smog. it causes various health problems including eye irration and respiratory issues. chinese people have just come back from the lunar new year holiday. traffic is increasing and factories are once again operating at full capacity. many say they are worried by the situation. >> translator: i have a sore throat already. i know that pollution is serious out here. >> translator: i can't stand going outside without a mask on. >> experts have called for urgent measures to contain the air pollution. they include tightening controls on vehicle's exhausts and equipping factories to remove pollutants from smoke. officials in japan are closely mon
PBS
Feb 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
economist. those are the things that compete with our own manufactured products. >> reporter: china remains a major competitor for u.s. companies. our trade deficit with china hit a record $315 billion last year. separately, china reported it's exports grew 25% over a year ago, easily beating expectations. the robust growth was attributed to aggressive new lending by chinese banks. >> just a few months ago, the chinese economy was in contraction. we've seen really two or three months where we are seeing much stronger growth in china and that's increasing the demand for goods there. >> reporter: but analysts say the news from china may have been somewhat distorted by statistical quirks and the start of the chinese new year. looking at a few months of data shows the big story in china is one of moderate, but solid growth. >> they're not falling apart. growth is going to hold in the range of 7% to 8%. but this is not going to go back to 10% either. there's no signs of that. it looks like its a more permanent, but controllable slow down. >> reporter: china remains strong in assembling and proce
KCSMMHZ
Feb 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
defense minister has voiced his concern over china's recent acquisition of control over a strategically important port in pakistan. his remarks came a week after pakistan's announcement that it would change the management of its southwestern part of gwadar to a chinese state-run firm. the transfer is a matter of concern for india. the port was built with chinese assistance and opened in 2007. it's situated near the strait of hormuz, a key oil shipping lane from the middle east. china has been helping india's other neighbors, particularly myanmar and sri lanka to construct and maintain port facilities. >> i can say it is a matter of concern to us. >> india is wary that china may be trying to increase its influence in the indian ocean, following similar efforts in the south china sea. >>> south korea's next leader has called politicians together to come up with a strategy to deal with with north korea. military leaders in pyongyang have threatened to carry out another nuclear test. >> translator: now is the time for both ruling and opposition parties to unite and call on north korea to st
PBS
Feb 19, 2013 2:30pm PST
traced a number of attacks back to a building in shanghai as part of china's military unit. beijing said the report is groundless and denies any involvement. >> it might not look much like the nerve center of one of the most powerful cyber warfare operations on the planet. but according to reports this military base, the people's liberation army unit is exactly that. the american computer security company has invested -- investigated breaches at hundreds of organizations and says it has traced the likely source of the tax to one district of shanghai. the district where unit 61398 is located. the report concludes the groups conducting the attacks are based primarily in china and the chinese government is aware of them. of that nondescript military tower block it says it is one of the most prolific cyber- espionage groups in terms of the sheer quantity of information stolen. in response, china's foreign ministry repeated the denial made many times before. that china engages in large- scale cyber-espionage. >> internet hacking attacks are an international problem that should be resolve
PBS
Feb 6, 2013 6:30pm PST
even two chinese sponsors. i think it is a reflection of how important china has become for the global film industry. like a lot of industries -- cars, mobile phones, everyone wants to get into china, and it is the same in the film business. china is the second largest film market after the u.s., and everyone wants to get in there because it is where the money is to be made. it has gotten so that in hollywood everyone wants their films to be played in china so they will get their scripts approved because if you do not have china nowadays, you will not make any money, and i think that is reflected even in a very respected our house festival like berlin that the future of the global industry is china. >> what can you tell us about the interest from china at the berlinale? >> obviously, "the grandmaster" is the biggest film coming out of china right now. the director is very successful and very well known in europe because most of his previous films have been very european, emotional traumas shot in a beautiful french style. this film is different. it has a bit of that, but it is a martia
WHUT
Feb 20, 2013 7:30am EST
china including the involvement of the military. >> china's defense ministry has dismissed the u.s. allegations as groundless. the state-run news agency quote ad defense ministry spokesperson as saying the military has never been involved in online espionage. he said china is a victim of cyber attacks because the ip addresses are often stolen and misused. many attacks come from the united states but china has never blamed the u.s. >>> people who work for u.s. computer giant apple say hackers hit them too. the attack resembles one of employees of facebook. spokespersons for apple said some employees visited a site for software developers. they infected their computer. the spokesperson said no user data got out. technicians have started distributing software to detect and delete the malicious software. apple managers say they are cooperating with the fbi to identify those responsible. >>> a japanese man has won a top u.s. award for helping make cell phones possible. the prize is seen as the nobel of engineering. he is the first japanese to win the prize from the national academy of e
ABC
Feb 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
life and legacy of china's first emperor opens at the asian art museum in san francisco. the hope is this opportunity to view one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of our time will also help bridge relations between the u.s. and china. abc7 news reporter alan wang has a preview. >> 8,000 tera cotta warriors have been unearthed, but this is the only general. >> i enjoyed looking at the faces. they are all different. >> tonight was the gala opening of the exhibit that coincides with the last public appearance before returning to china. he hopes the exhibit will strengthen u.s.-chinese relations and attract more american students to his country. >> how many people from the private sector are supporting these initiatives? >> only a few war yes, -- warriors are visiting the u.s. they were created by artists some 2,000 years ago after china's first emperor unified the seven waring states and requested a terra-cotta army for his afterlife. there are hundreds of archers, but only one with green paints on his face. historians believe he was a military specialist who could communicate
KCSMMHZ
Feb 27, 2013 6:00am PST
with japan's environment ministry are trying to protect people from pollution blowing into china. they have set new guidelines on how and when to issue warnings. people in a number of chinese cities are dealing with smog for weeks. factories and cars are belting out a new pollutant, pn 25. it can cause bronchitis and asthma. warnings will be issued when pm 2.5 could reach 70 micrograms per cubic meter of air. when that happens, the officials say they will tell people to stay indoors and shut their windows. they say children, the elderly, and people with asthma should be especially cautious at any time. these people may be affected by even low levels of pollution. officials plan to notify local governments of the new guidelines this week. >>> state-run media in china are reporting the nation's first aircraft carrier has arrived at its permanent home. the ship is docked in shandong province, where the chinese navy's northern fleet is located. military authorities bought the scrapped soviet-era carrier and had it renovated in the eastern city of dalia. it has been tested at sea on a
KOFY
Feb 21, 2013 12:00am PST
china's first emperor opens at the asian art museum in san francisco. the hope is this opportunity to view one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of our time will also help bridge relations between the u.s. and china. abc7 news reporter alan wang has a preview. >> 8,000 tera cotta warriors have been unearthed, but this is the only general. >> i enjoyed looking at the faces. they are all different. >> tonight was the gala opening of the exhibit that coincides with the last public appearance before returning to china. he hopes the exhibit will strengthen u.s.-chinese relations and attract more american students to his country. >> how many people from the private sector are supporting these initiatives? >> only a few war yes, -- warriors are visiting the u.s. they were created by artists some 2,000 years ago after china's first emperor unified the seven waring states and requested a terra-cotta army for his afterlife. there are hundreds of archers, but only one with green paints on his face. historians believe he was a military specialist who could communicate with divine spir
ABC
Feb 21, 2013 1:05am PST
exhibit showcasing the life and legacy of china's first emperor opens at the asian art museum in san francisco. the hope is this opportunity to view one of theeatest greatet archaeological discoveries of our time will also help bridge relations between the u.s. and china. abc7 news reporter alan wang has a preview. >> 8,000 8,000 tera cotta warris have been unearthed, but this is the onlyis general. >> i enjoyed looking at the faces. they are all different. >> tonight was the gala opening of the exhibit that coincides with the last public appearance before returning to china. he hopes the exhibit will strengthen u.s.-chinese relations and attract more american students to his country. >> how many people from the private sector are supporting these initiatives? >> only a few war yes, -- warriors are visiting the u.s. they were created by artists some 2,000 years ago after china's first emperor unified the seven waring states and requested a army terra-cotta ary for his afterlife. there are hundreds of archers, but only one with green paints on his face. historians believe he was a mil
LINKTV
Feb 6, 2013 5:30am PST
moving its production to china. more than 200 workers have been sent home with severance pay. >> for the garment industry, as our cause is very high. ground 30%. the minimum wage goes up by 50%, like in jakarta, our salary will be 45% up a total cost. this is dangerous because we are competing with cheap imports from china. >> this is not what you expect to see in a booming economy, a factory closing down and moving its production abroad. employers are complaining that higher labor costs will lead to higher unemployment. indonesia's's economy is growing more than 6%. labor unions demand a fair share for their workers. after a crowded and sometimes violent protests, local governments decided to raise the menem wage by 40%. at the end of january, many workers began receiving a higher salary of around 200 u.s. dollars per month. still not enough to afford proper housing. others have yet to receive a raise because employers are still negotiating with the government, like these metal workers. >> we need a proper life. that's impossible when the minimum wage does not go up. even before the
WHUT
Feb 12, 2013 7:00am EST
threat. china, their key ally, has also condemned the test. john joins us live from beijing. this will be a key test for the new chinese leadership, is it not? >> i am looking at the statement from the chinese foreign ministry and it is pretty strong in word with regards to this regard of the common opposition to the international community, accounting itself amongst other nations opposed to this, the u.s. in particular, of course, saying that the chinese government is particularly opposed to this act. i think that what is important is to note that china's reason for opposing the action are very different from those in the west -- in the west, where political and moral considerations often come into play, china is less squeamish about totalitarianism or political prison camps, for example. what they fear most is instability, which is why they have been opposed to this nuclear test and why their statements are as strongly worded as they are. china is once again likely to impact any sanctions. they may support a toughening of sanctions on military issues and the exports of luxury goods,
PBS
Feb 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
strategic for chinc. it imports crude oil from the north. >> it gives importance to china-pakistan relations. >> the chinese ambassador says much of china remains unstable. they must take advantage when they see openings. >> to seize opportunities. >> chinese companies were recently involved in a series of port projects in myanmar. the entrance into pakistan has raised concerns in india. >>> people in many parts of china say the clouds of smog they have seen for weeks make it harder to breathe. scientists say particles in the air could damage people's health. researchers studied samples from the atmosphere over beijing and two other areas. they detected a harmful compound when exposed to sunlight. chinese people have just come back from celebrating the lunar new year. their cars are pumping out more exhaust and factories are spewing their own emissions. >> translator: i have a sore throat already. i know pollution is serious out here. >> translator: i can't stand going outside with mask out. >> experts say government officials and business leaders must act. they are calling for tig
FOX Business
Feb 12, 2013 7:00pm EST
, iphone account for nearly three-quarters of the company's sales and are all made in china at places like fox con. that's not going to change a time soon. because as steve jobs once said denton cook echoed, you cannot find that many americans to hire. i bet there are just a few american engineers out there that would disagree, but they probably aren't looking at being paid $18 per day. mr. president, instead of dividing the ceo of the world's biggest company, what you bring in small business owners who are dealing with her policies the in and day out. while they're there may be to listen to what they have to say you. that's my "2 cents more," and that's it for tonight on "the willis report." thank you for joining us. gerri@foxbusiness.com for complete coverage of the president's state of the union address starting in one hour at 8:00 p.m. eastern time with neil cavuto. have a great night. ♪ lou: good evening. president obama tonight to deliver the first-aid of the union address of his second term , a speech in which we are told the president will be aggressive and tough. mr.
CNBC
Feb 12, 2013 1:00pm EST
fallout. >> also mead china factor, las vegas rolling out red carpet for chinese new year tourist, which casino stock stands to win big. >> "sports illustrated" swimsuit edition hits news stands today. i bet you already knew that. supermodel kate upton on the cover for the second year running. she's going to join us live here on "power lunch." we don't want to miss that. >> in the meantime, let's check the markets. we have dow 14,000 and climbing as things stand at the moment, apple is weighing on the tech sector. we'll come to that in a moment. kenny pick ari joins us as -- >> director of relations. >> cnbc contributor. maybe pushing it. what levels are we eyeing now. >> 1525 on the s&p is what they are looking at. you can feel they just want to take it there. >> five points away. >> five points away. actually four points away. not a lot of volume but feel the grind going in front of the state of the union address, tomorrow's retail sales number. they are going to spin it as best they can but it's interesting. >> is it possible tore president obama to derail this rally, now that
FOX Business
Feb 20, 2013 8:00pm EST
you tomorrow. goodnight, from new york. neil: all right, china. we are warning you. one more time with this nonsense. maybe if you don't mind, it's not a big fine. after all,,you do own a big chunk of our debt. but it's enough. even though you are in your right to tell us tough luck, beijing. neil: do you ever feel like a beggar when you can't get user? welcome, everyone. a crackdown on china for cracking into our computers. step back and ask yourself how china managed to crack into a sensitive defense contractor computer system. scores of other industries and their computers as well. a former president, getting hacked. even apple, yes, apple gets hacked. ask yourself not whether we punish the hackers, but how we had so many getting out from the most sensitive to the most mundane, and everything that everyone in between, supposedly the most technologically advanced country, it is pretty well everywhere. it is embarrassing and humiliating. a very fair commentary. the hackers appeared so measured and delayed and that this stuff keeps happening with such efficiency and speed. more on
CNN
Feb 23, 2013 6:30am PST
pinpointed a specific building in shanghai, china where they say hundreds of hacking operations took place to target computer networks at large companies, government agencies here in the u.s. and other countries around the world. and the report says the operations from that building, backed by the chinese military. when a cnn news crew drove by to investigate, security officials gave chase. >> keep driving. drive away. drive away. drive away. >> drive away! >> later confiscating some of the tape in their possession. officials in china strongly denying any of these claims. i will be very clear, the chinese always deny claims of hacking, cyber espionage, any kinds of military espionage. what's more, they accuse the u.s. of hacking into hundreds of computer networks in china. experts here in the u.s. have a tough time putting a number on how much damages are caused by these as much as $100 billion or more. intellectual property one of the most serious losses. industrial secrets that may have taken decades to assemble here are stolen within days by advanced hacking networks said to be emanatin
WHUT
Feb 6, 2013 7:00am EST
japan and china. the prime minister has accused china of provocative activity in the east china sea over their rival claims to disputed islands. the incident on tuesday when a warship locked on to a japanese destroyer, he called it a unilateral and dangerous act that could have unpredictable consequences. we have this report, from tokyo. >> january 30, japan says that a chinese navy frigate like this one locked its fire control radar onto a japanese destroyer in the east china sea. about 10 days earlier tokyo says that another frigate like this one did exactly the same to a navy helicopter. addressing parliament today, the prime minister condemned both it -- condemned both incidents. >> at a time when there were hopeful signs of japan and china resuming talks, it is report -- it is regrettable that they have engaged in this one-sided and provocative action. >> incidents are reported to have taken place close to this group of islands, which japan controls but china claims as its own. for months japanese and chinese coast guard ships have being gauged in a game of cat and mouse as chi
WHUT
Feb 11, 2013 8:30am EST
the, the map, the geography, it lies between india, and china and thailand, three quite vibrant economies. >> sanctions have been imposed sequentially. they actually got more intense over the past decade and so really it's been pretty much illegal to do business with burma in any form, uh, with the united states for the last few years. this had the effect, i think, of driving the burmese into pretty heavy dependence on china, which is their, by far their biggest trade partner. but actually that seems to have had some impact in this opening, because the chinese i think have been very heavy-handed in their behavior in burma and the burmese didn't want to be dependent to china. >> i think in large part the discrepancy in the quality of life, the economic situation in myanmar compared to the rest of the region was very dramatic and i think the authorities were conscious of their enormous dependency on china. so i'm sure a kind of economic agenda probably fed into, also a general sense, that stability and security for the country itself, would come actually not from a continued a ver
PBS
Feb 6, 2013 2:30pm PST
there was another development in the ongoing standoff between china and japan in the east china seas. a day after accusing the warship of using weapons on a japanese destroyer, japan's prime minister fired back, describing it as a provocative act. he said the country's need to go back to a strategic partnership with mutual benefit. after the recent flare-up, is that possible? >> on january 30, japan says the chinese navy locked its radar on a japanese destroyer in the east china sea. about 10 days earlier, tokyo says another chinese for gates -- chinese frigate did the same to a helicopter. japan cost prime minister condemned the incident. >> at a time they are resuming talks, it is regrettable china has carried out provocative action towards japan. >> the incidents are reported to have taken place close to this group of islands in the east china sea, which japan controls but china claims as its own. for months japanese and chinese coast guard ships have been engaged in a game of cat and mouse around the islands. china has sought to assert its claims. previous incidents have only inv
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 4:00am EST
economy. it posted a fourth consecutive month of expansion. china's hsbc flash pmi index for february slipped to 50.4, the lowest reading in four months and down from a two-year high in january of 52.3. no one is hitting the panic button just yet. >> while the flash pmi slipped from a two-year high in yarn, it tells us china's economic recovery is intact. 6.4 is considered that the week long lunar new year holiday fell in february of this year. look back at lunar new year last year and you can see some of the distortion effect it fell in january 2012. what may be worry background this month's flash pmi is the new export orders subindex. it inched down to contraction territory, add to go existing worries about this sector. taken as a whole, the flash pmi number is the earliest indicator of china's health and the hsbc and the official data have been steadily improving. the hsbc category track tess official firms. the official is represented by green line here. now, all eyes are on friday when we will get the final pmi readings. back to you guys. >> all right. that was diedra. joining us
CNBC
Feb 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
issue of the globe. we are seeing on this show i feel others aren't, a resurgence in china. you're well positioned. an incredible comeback in latin america, particularly mexico. europe's stabilizing. i say it's good. in that environment, you have -- you have correctly placed your hotels. >> well, it's really interesting. for us, our business is so dependent on economic activity, business confidence and consumer confidence. you're exactly right. january in china our rev par numbers were up 6%. that's after a slow down. the government transitions almost behind us, chinese new year will be behind us. we see china picking up. latin america was the strongest growth region for two years in a row, slowed down last year because of argentina. we haven't talked about africa which is another place where global capital flows are coming in in ways we have never seen before. >> let's talk about china for a moment. we see china as having a big year in 2013. a lot of people had penalized your stock, taken it down to the -- well at that point into the 50s because they felt you were overexpanding in chin
PBS
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
think tank says air pollution exceeded national standards for 27 days in january. people across china have their own opinions on what needs to be done. academics and residents shared some ide i beijing. the group friends of nature hosted the debate. one par tticipant called for tighter control. another said the government should crackdown on companies that ignore environmental laws. they plan to submit proposals next month. >> translator: we want to the government to be transparent. >> the pollution has turned out company in beijing.y for one the firm is selling cans of fresh air for about 75 cents a piece. the manager says the air comes from another province. he says the cans are selling well. >>> senior officials from japan and russia are trying to resolve the things that divide them. they found common ground in an area of mutual concern. they met in moscow for the japan-russia strategic dialogue. the scope of the discussion went well beyond their two countries. japan's vice foreign minister met with the deputy foreign minister. the diplomats agreed to work together to encourage the
WHUT
Feb 12, 2013 7:30am EST
monday that they would go forward with the test. >>> officials in china's foreign ministry issued a statement strongly protesting the test. they criticize their allies and pyongyang for ignoring repeated calls to abandon their plans. nhk world reports from beijing. >> reporter: chinese leaders have made it clear that they oppose the test. communist leader says he wants the key reyan peninsula to be stable. north korea may be a traditional ally but chinese leaders say the nuclear program as a threat to their national security. but they also oppose tougher sanctions. they believe joining the u.s., japan and other countries in pushing for more sanctions would further isolate the north. at the same time, north korean leaders have not responded to china's call for an early resumption of the six-party talks on the north's nuclear program. the talks have been stalled for more than four years. chinese officials maintain that the talks are the only way to achieve a peaceful and nonnuclear korean peninsula. they may find themselves in a difficult position as international pressure is sure to
WHUT
Feb 6, 2013 7:30am EST
disputed senkaku islands in the east china sea. chinese and japanese vessels were navigate ago way from the islands at the time. analysts say both sides may have been seeking to avoid escalating tensions around the islands. officials with japan's defense ministry say that june 30th, a chinese frigate locked weapons targeting on a destroyer. the two ships were reportedly 3 kilometers apart. a japanese helicopter from another destroyer is also believed to have been a targeted by fire control radar from a different chinese frigate on january 19th. the ship was reportedly a few kilometers away. patrol ships of the japan coast guard are assigned to waters near the senkaku islands. china repeatedly sends its surveillance vessels into the area. >>> japan's prime minister is calling what happened at sea regrettable. shinzo abe says this kind of action could trigger unexpected consequences. >> translator: it's deplorable that china carried out this one sided provocative action. just as our countries were working towards holding talks to improve our strained ties. >> abe said he'll urge chin
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Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
the north. at the same time, north korean leaders have not responded to china's call for an early resumption of the six-party talks on the north's nuclear program. the talks have been stalled for more than four years. chinese officials maintain that the talks are the only way to achieve a peaceful and nonnuclear korean peninsula. they may find themselves in a difficult position as international pressure is sure to mount on north korea. terui, nhk world, beijing. >>> u.s. president barack obama condemned the test. he said it was a highly provocative act that undermines regional stability. obama said north korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program pose a threat to peace and security. he said the u.s. will continue to take steps to defend itself and its allies. obama called for what he called swift and credible action, including new u.n. sanctions. >>> prime minister shinzo abe says the test is a grave threat to japan and is unacceptable. abe says the test is a serious challenge to arms reduction and nuclear nonproliferation. he says they have tried to resolve difference
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Jan 31, 2013 7:00pm EST
geomagic, ping fu. a remarkable journey from labor camps in china to one of the most prominent c.e.o.'s, and she has a new book, "bend, not break," and she was named entrepreneur of the year back in 2005 and now serves on the obama council of entrepreneurship. we are glad you joined us. a conversation with geomagic's ceo, ping fu, coming up. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: started a successful company is never easy, but it may have seemed impossible for ping fu, growing up under mao, and she was sent to a labor camp, where she adored unspeakable hardships. she knew just three english words into her vocabulary and came with little money in her pocket. my favorite, "hell
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Feb 20, 2013 6:00am PST
concerned about the involvement of the military. >> china's defense ministry has addressed the u.s. allegations as groundless and a defense ministry spokesperson is quoted as say the military has never been involved in military espionage. the country's ip addresses are often stolen and misused and he said that many attacks come from the united states, but china has never blamed the u.s. >>> people who work for u.s. computer giant apple say hackers have hit them too. the attack resembles one last month on employees of social networking company facebook. spokespersons for apple said some employees visited a website for software developers. software designed to attack the company's network infected their computers. the spokespersons say no user data got out. technicians have started distributing software to detect and delete the malicious software. apple managers say they're cooperating with the fbi to identify those responsible. >>> a japanese caller has won a top u.s. award for helping make cell phones possible. the prize is seen as the nobel of engineering. yoshihisa okumura is the
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Feb 18, 2013 10:30pm EST
economies of europe, japan, china, and south korea. next, on booktv. this is a little over an hour.ro ba okay. it is great tock be back at the society. >> for 25 years now, we enjoy a terrific relationship with the a japan society in so manyys wayse ved quudible] bed we have lived quite a bit o time in this is great to be with you let's see, in terms of this whole notion of the book, you know, by the way, it's a very modest title, banker to the world. [laughter] you know, when i heard of this -- and i'm a very close personal friend of bill's, like everybody in this room is, and so when testifies talking to me about this -- when he was talking to me about this concept of what he wanted to write about, lessons of debt cry cease and all of this, i just knew that it was right in our sweet spot in what we needed to be able to do. so we were able to convince him, and so now i'm not talking to you as his friend, i'm talking to you as his publisher. [laughter] and we had this decision, you know, we were going to do this book, and we kid. and we did. now, the ink wasn't even dry on this book w
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